El Blog del museo Picasso de Barcelona

The advance of digital image in the Museu Picasso

In 2010 I began my activity as Laboratory Technician of Control of the Digital Image in the Centre of Knowledge and Research of the Museu Picasso, as a result of the agreements reached between the museum and the Centre of Image and Multimedia Technology (CITM) of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Scheme of a map of bits that simulates the grid of the smallest units of the image.  Each pixel contains R,G,B values. (more…)

The colours of the Picassos or mission impossible

Who hasn't felt deceived, or even annoyed, when, on leaving a good exhibition with some magnificent works, you then take a look at the exhibition catalogue? Why is it that the reproductions often seem so far from the reality that just a few minutes before had been recorded on our retina? How is it that the majority of the postcards we want to buy we see as poor or barely faithful to the original? Checking the colour test of the work Portrait of Benedetta Bianco (more…)